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Detectives hunting a murderer who stabbed a 22-year-old to death in Stratford are looking for a man seen 'acting suspiciously' before the attack on Monday night.

It comes as police reveal the victim as Mohammed Yasser Afzal from Forest Gate, who was working as a controller in a cab office.

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Police have launched a murder investigation after a man was killed in the Broadway at Stratford on Monday night.

The incident happened just after 8pm. The 22-year-old victim was stabbed in the neck and died later in an east London hospital.


A Poplar man has been found guilty of the murder of his cousin following a minor family dispute that quickly escalated.

Paul Hamilton, 30, of Woodstock Terrace, was yesterday handed a sentence of life with a minimum of 26 years for killing 32-year-old Liam Hamilton, after he was fatally stabbed in the back with a large kitchen knife.


Police are making a fresh appeal for information over the murder of John Kennedy in a Shadwell pub in 1997.

Despite there being around 60 people at the scene at the time of the attack, no-one has ever been convicted and it will now be featured in Thursday night's Crimewatch.


A teenager who killed a bed-ridden 88-year-old living in sheltered accommodation in Shadwell has been sent to prison for 18 years.

Imran Douglas, who was 17 at the time of the attack, strangled and stabbed Margery Gilby in the incident which police believed began as an attempted burglary.

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